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Barrett, Daniel E.
MILITARY SERVICE
Age: 19, credited to Middlebury, VT
Unit(s): 5th VT INF
Service: enl 8/20/61, m/i 9/16/61, CPL, Co. K, 5th VT INF, pr SGT, reen 12/15/63, comn 1LT, Co. K, 12/4/64 (1/31/65), pow, Marye's Heights, 5/3/63, prld 5/15/63, wdd, Cedar Creek, 10/19/64, pr CPT, Co. G, 5/10/65 (5/31/65), m/o 6/29/65

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VITALS
Birth: abt 1842, Middlebury, VT
Death: 08/01/1907

Burial: Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA
Marker/Plot: 03/1612 ES
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Courtesy of Arlington National Cemetery

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, death date
Portrait?: MHI off-site
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: VT
(State digraphs will show that this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldier's home)

Remarks: Died Providence Hospital, D.C.
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Daniel E. Barrett

St. Albans Daily Messenger
August 3, 1907

War Veteran of the Civil War

Capt. Daniel E. Barrett died Friday in the Providence Hospital in Washington where he had been under treatment since April of last year. The ultimate cause of death was paralysis, which was superinduced by a street car accident in Washington several years ago.

Captain Barrett was the son of Daniel Barrett of Middlebury and enlisted when 17 years old with the first regiment of Vermont troops that went into service in the Civil War. He served all through the war, being successively promoted from private of Company B, 5th Vt. Inf., to corporal and sergeant. After being wounded October 15, 1864, following a re-enlistment Barrett was promoted to a first lieutenancy in Company K and was mustered out as captain June 29, 1865. He was a captain when 23 years old, after having passed through all the intermediate grades and having been constantly promoted for meritorious service.

There are a number of Middlebury men who were in Captain Barrett's regiment and some who were in different companies.

Captain Barrett is survived by two sisters in Middlebury, Mrs. Ellen Champagne, who is a soldier's widow, and Miss Margaret Barrett.

In accordance with a frequently expressed wish Captain Barrett's body will be placed in the national soldiers' cemetery at Arlington, Va.

Contributed by Tom Boudreau.